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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gaillefontaine, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gaillefontaine...

Gaillefontaine is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1496 people. The water temperature around Gaillefontaine changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 17°C (62.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Gaillefontaine is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Gaillefontaine?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Gaillefontaine is ca:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gaillefontaine. A spot, which is not too far away, is Berneval, which is about 28.7km (18.9miles) away from Gaillefontaine. Click here to check out more information on Berneval and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gaillefontaine are Mers-Les-Bains, which is roughly 30.4km (18.9miles) away, and Pourville, located roughly 31.8km (19.8miles) from Gaillefontaine.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Gaillefontaine. A good beach nearby is Lydd-on-Sea, which is only 93.5km (58.1miles) away from Gaillefontaine. Another good beach near Gaillefontaine is Hastings, roughly 94.6km (58.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Gaillefontaine?

The sea temperature around Gaillefontaine is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gaillefontaine. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Gaillefontaine?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gaillefontaine: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gaillefontaine...

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